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India Supreme Court upholds state public employment policy barring candidates with 2+ children – JURIST

The India Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a Rajasthan state law that provides for a two-child eligibility criterion for seeking public employment. The court held that the the Rajasthan Various Service (Amendment) […]

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EU blocks proposal to foster corporate due diligence within the bloc – JURIST

The EU blocked a proposal on Wednesday aimed at fostering sustainability and responsible corporate behavior in the bloc. The Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) aimed to accomplish these goals while also […]

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UK human rights group challenges legality of restrictions on protest – JURIST

The UK unlawfully increased police powers to impose conditions on peaceful protests, human rights organization Liberty claimed  in court on Wednesday. The law in question, the Public Order Act, had been pushed […]

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UK Illegal Migration Act will introduce ‘perma-backlog’ of asylum seekers: independent report – JURIST

The UK Illegal Migration Act will cause over 30,000 backlogged asylum applications unable to be processed, according to a report released on Wednesday by independent charity Institute for Policy Research (IPPR). These […]

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Ghana passes law criminalising identifying as LGBTQ+ – JURIST

The Parliament of Ghana passed a bill Wednesday that makes it illegal to identify as LGBTQ+ in Ghana. The Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill 2021 states […]

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OPCW clears ISIS of 2017 chemical attack on Syria – JURIST

The Fact-Finding Mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) concluded on Monday that there were no reasonable grounds to determine that toxic chemicals were used by the Islamic […]

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Judicial Committee of the Privy Council revives suit to block Antigua and Barbuda airstrip construction over environmental concerns – JURIST

The court of last resort for Britain’s overseas colonies and some Commonwealth countries revived a lawsuit seeking to block the construction of an airstrip in Antigua and Barbuda over environmental concerns on […]

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Ethiopia police arrest French journalist on suspicion of conspiracy to create chaos – JURIST

Ethiopian authorities arrested French journalist Antoine Galindo for allegedly “conspiring with armed groups to create chaos” in the country, his employer announced Monday.Security forces in civilian clothing arrested Galindo on Thursday at […]

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Close ally of Alexei Navalny claims he was days away from being freed in a prisoner exchange – JURIST

A close ally of recently deceased Alexei Navalny, Maria Pevchikh, claimed Monday that the Russian dissident was just days away from being freed in a prisoner exchange. Pevchikh said that an agreement […]

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At least 16 Northern Ireland Troubles inquests to fall short of Legacy Act deadline – JURIST

At least sixteen inquests into deaths that occurred during the Northern Ireland Troubles will not be completed by the deadline set out in the Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Act 2023, […]

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EU blocks proposal to foster corporate due diligence within the bloc – JURIST

The EU blocked a proposal on Wednesday aimed at fostering sustainability and responsible corporate behavior in the bloc. The Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) aimed to accomplish these goals while also […]

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Ghana passes law criminalising identifying as LGBTQ+ – JURIST

The Parliament of Ghana passed a bill Wednesday that makes it illegal to identify as LGBTQ+ in Ghana. The Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill 2021 states […]

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Bitget Reaches 20 Million Users As Spot Trading Volumes Grow by Nearly 100%

Although many have labelled 2023 as a down year for fintech, not all fintechs experienced this – case and point: Bitget. The cryptocurrency exchange and web3 company has shared that its spot […]

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Digital Assets and Electronic Trade Documents Focus of Law Commission Draft Legislation

The Law Commission, the statutory independent body constantly reviewing the law of England and Wales and offering recommendations for change, has launched a call for evidence to inform its project on private […]

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